2022 Italy

Due to the Covid pandemic, the running of WRTC 2022 was postponed one year. WRTC 2022 was held in Bologna, Italy July 8-9, 2023.

Visit the WRTC 2022 web site at wrtc2022.it

Photo Gallery

Video from Lepida TV.

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WRTC has the best operators competing from the same location with similar antennas. The competition is intense with even small mistakes making a difference in the final standings.

Here are two examples that show how the contest scoring evolved over the course of the contest. It is quite exciting to watch the teams as they change positions.

Alex PY2SEX used Flourish to create an animated ‘bar chart race’  https://public.flourish.studio/visualisation/14658551/?fbclid=IwAR1r6m2XLsrRBeMaD6fi6I8ONVil1E14_bfgxcNktyri9DRXT5sDdx2PIeE

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By Rusty Epps, W6OAT

[This was originally published on the WRTC2022 email reflector on July 23, 2023 at 02:14z UTC.]

“Cheerleading” is widely understood to occur when supporters make QSOs with only a favored team or exclusively spot that team on the DX-cluster. In a multi-band, multi-mode competition like WRTC, cheerleading also occurs when supporters make an excessive number of QSOs with their favored team when compared with the number of QSOs they make with other teams.

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Final results of the WRTC2022 competition in Bologna, July 8-9, 2023.


1° I44W (UW7LL / VE3DZ)
2° I43C (DJ5MW / DL1IAO)
3° I49D (9A7DX / 9A3LG)
CW: I47M (F8DBF / F1AKK)

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These are the official competition rules for the World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 in Italy.
They replace any previous version.

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The WRTC-2022 organizing committee has announced the teams that will compete in Italy in July 2023.

Qualification Teams

Youth Teams

Wild Card Teams

Donor Teams

Congratulations to all teams for earning their place into the event.

At the WRTC 2022 Association Assembly on 23 April 2021, having previously consulted the WRTC Sanctioning Committee, the assembly and Organizing Committee decided to postpone WRTC 2022 one year to 2023. There have been no changes in the qualification process or to the overall structure of the event and its sponsoring committee.  A detailed report on the qualification standings will be prepared and released at a later date.

In consideration of the worldwide public health challenges from the

Covid-19 pandemic, we believe our decision is reasonable. We have received many communications from competitors and friends of WRTC and have taken them very seriously.

There will be further announcements regarding WRTC as soon as new arrangements have been made.  Thank you for your understanding and commitments in support of our adventure!

73 de Carlo IK1HJS

President, WRTC 2022 Organizing Committee

This page duplicates the qualifying and selection criteria for WRTC 2022. The latest official version is available at http://wrtc2022.it/en/?page_id=112

1. Qualifying Events

Everyone interested in operating in WRTC 2022 must qualify by operating in a variety of qualifying events between February 2019 and November 2020.

Each qualifying event has a maximum point value that is used for the qualifying score calculation. Published scores will be used to calculate qualification points.

The following table lists the eligible contests for WRTC 2022, their maximum point values, and from which years each contest’s results will be considered:

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The WRTC Sanctioning Committee (SC) is very pleased to announce that the organization of World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 was granted to Italian Host Committee.

The Italian’s application was well prepared and knowing their determination we all expect another outstanding meeting and competition among world’s best contesters in the Emilia-Romagna region.

All following information with a qualifying process will be published by the new Organizing Committee with the support of the WRTC Sanctioning Committee.

Web site for the Italian Host Committee is at http://wrtc2022.it

73, Tine Brajnik, S50A
WRTC SC Chairman